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Managing Short-dated Vaccine

Steps to managing short-dated vaccine

  1. Use data to determine how many doses your clinic can use before the expiration date. Consider recalling patients who are due to receive the vaccine.
  2. Oregon VFC Provider MapContact other VFC or VAP providers in your area to set up a vaccine transfer for doses your clinic won't be able to use.
  3. Pack and ship vaccine according to the vaccine transportation instructions detailed in Section 6 of the Oregon Vaccine Management Guide (VMG).
  4. Document the vaccine transfer in ALERT IIS
  5. If you cannot find a clinic to transfer your vaccine to, contact the Oregon Provider Help Desk at 1-800-980-9431 or